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Jefferson County HSEM
Sunday July 21st, 2019 :: 06:38 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 07:15PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Central Loudoun County in northern Virginia... East central Clarke County in northwestern Virginia... South central Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 715 PM EDT.

* At 637 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Bluemont, or 9 miles south of Charles Town, and is nearly stationary. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well as damage homes and vehicles. Roadways may become blocked by downed trees. Localized power outages are possible. Unsecured light objects may become projectiles.

* Locations impacted include... Leesburg, Purcellville, Round Hill, Oatlands, Bluemont, Hamilton, Hillsboro, Paeonian Springs, Gleedsville, Aldie, Philomont, Lincoln and Hughesville.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CLARKE, VA ... JEFFERSON, WV ... LOUDOUN, VA

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

Address/Location
Jefferson County HSEM
28 Industrial Boulevard #101
Kearneysville, WV 25430

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-728-3290

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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